Top 10 tech industry trends for 2021
October 06, 2020As the DRAM industry officially enters the EUV era, NAND Flash stacking technology advances past 150L, says TrendForce as it provides its forecast of 10 key trends in the tech industry for 2021.
What are the impacts of expanded US sanctions against Huawei
August 21, 2020TrendForce has dug deep to analyse the potential impacts that the expanded sanctions against Huawei have on five tech industries, including semiconductors, memory products, smartphones, display panels, and 5G communications.
NOR Flash ASP to potentially drop in 2H20
June 23, 2020NOR Flash buyers found that their inventories were low and stepped up their procurement efforts as they anticipated the growing risk of COVID-19 causing disruptions in the supply chain.
Mycronic receives order for a Prexision 800 Evo
March 04, 2020Mycronic says it has received an order for a Prexision 800 Evo mask writer for display applications for deployment in Asia.
US-China trade impacts global top ten IC design companies
September 05, 2019The global top ten IC design companies for 2Q19 ranked by revenue have just been released by TrendForce, in which we see revenues of the top five all falling YoY.
Huawei ban temporarily relaxed - will it have an effect?
July 10, 2019TrendForce, says that demand for LTPS devices were previously expected to grow steadily in 2019 and cause utilisation for LTPS production lines to climb. But due to the effects of the Huawei ban, LTPS area produced is expected to shrink starting from 3Q, with the annual area produced expected to fall by about 7.2% compared to 2018, arriving at just 8.3 million square-meters.
Mycronic lands Asian order for advanced maskwriter
October 17, 2018Mycronic has received an order for a Prexision-800 from an unnamed customer in Asia. The system is configured with limited functionality and is scheduled for delivery in the second quarter of 2019.
TrendForce: Apple to introduce three new iPhone models this fall
August 14, 2018According to TrendForce, the sales of Apple’s iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and X that were released in 2017 were lower than expected for models that celebrate 10th anniversary of the iPhone line. Will the three new models Apple is planning to introduce take a larger share of the company’s annual sales volume compared the models from last year?
Under-display fingerprint sensor for smartphones to top 100M units by 2019
April 30, 2018Smartphone brands are expected to increase their adoption of under-display fingerprint sensors, which allow phones to have full-screen displays with an invisible fingerprint feature, according to IHS Markit.
Camera and DRAM increase overall BOM for Samsung
March 22, 2018The new Samsung Galaxy S9+ equipped with 64 gigabytes (GB) of NAND flash memory (model number SM-G965U1) carries a bill of materials (BOM) cost of USD 375.80, much higher than for previous versions of the company’s smartphones.
BOM list shows that iPhone X costs Apple $370 in materials
November 08, 2017IHS Markit’s teardown engineers brought out their tools and got to work on the new iPhone X. The team’s preliminary physical dissection of the new Apple flagship model shows a bill of materials (BOM) of $370.25.
LG and Samsung invest €25 million in Cynora
September 14, 2017Germany’s Cynora, a provider of organic emitter materials for OLEDs, has received backing the two Korean tech giants as it moves forward in its development of a new type of organic emitting materials.
Mycronic receives largest multiple mask writer order to-date
September 05, 2017Sweden-headquartered Mycronic has received an order of multiple mask writers from Photronics. With headquarters in Connecticut (USA), Photronics is a global supplier of photomasks for the semiconductor and display industry with increasing activities in China.
Global smartphone production volume at 324M units in 2Q
August 09, 2017TrendForce’s latest smartphone market research finds flat growth in the global production volume between the first and second quarter of 2017.
Prices of NOR Flash products go up 20% sequentially for 3Q
July 10, 2017Increasing demand for AMOLED panels from smartphone brands and the rising production of ICs for Touch with Display Driver Integration (TDDI) has propelled the growth of the NOR Flash market in the recent period, according to DRAMeXchange.
AMOLED panel market to surge 63 percent in 2017
July 06, 2017The global active-matrix organic light-emitting diode (AMOLED) panel market is forecast to surge 63 percent in 2017 from a year ago to USD 25.2 billion on growing demand for AMOLED panels in the smartphone and TV industries, writes IHS Markit.
Tianma selects Orbotech for its Flex AMOLED Gen 6 Fab
May 15, 2017Tianma Micro-electronics, a producer of display solutions, has selected Orbotech’s ArrayChecker and AOI solutions for its production line upgrade to flexible AMOLED technology.
Average memory content for smartphones to grow 33.4% annually
May 10, 2017The sharp upswing in prices of mobile DRAM products is expected to hold back the growth of average per device memory content for smartphones this year, says the market intelligence firm TrendForce.
BOM: Galaxy S8 materials costs highest by far
April 24, 2017The new Samsung Galaxy S8 equipped with 64 gigabytes (GB) of NAND flash memory carries a bill of materials (BOM) cost that comes out to USD 301.60, much higher than for previous versions of the company’s smartphones.
Demand from AMOLED and TDDI markets push up NOR Flash pricesLoad more news
April 12, 2017The prices of NOR Flash will go up sequentially by at least 5 percent on average for every quarter in 2017 as its market benefits from the abundant releases of smartphones featuring AMOLED display during the year, TrendForce reports.